Tender Notices – The Export of Naphtha

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CEYLON PETROLEUM CORPORATION

 

RE: TENDER FOR THE EXPORT OF NAPHTHA — NN/01/2018

CEYPETCO INVITES FIRM OFFERS FOR THE EXPORT OF 120,000 BBLS PLUS/MINUS 5 PCT. OF NAPHTHA ON FOB COLOMBO BASIS (INCOTERMS 2000) FOR LOADING DURING LAYCAN 24-25/06/2018 EX DOLPHIN TANKER BERTH, COLOMBO.

1. LAYTIME
LAYTIME FOR LOADING AT DOLPHIN TANKER BERTH, COLOMBO SHALL BE 96 HRS AND THE COMMENCEMENT OF LAYTIME SHALL BE DETERMINED IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER.
(A) NOR SHOULD BE TENDERED BETWEEN 0700 N 1700 HRS DURING LAYCAN 24-25/06/2018. IF NOR IS TENDERED AFTER 1700 HRS, FOR ALL PURPOSES IT WILL BE CONSIDERED THAT NOR HAS BEEN TENDERED AT 0700 HRS ON THE FOLLOWING DAY AND LAYTIME SHALL COMMENCE 06 HRS THEREAFTER OR AT THE TIME OF BERTHING, WHICHEVER IS EARLIER.
(B) IF NOR IS TENDERED BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE LAYCAN 24-25/06/2018, IT WILL BE CONSIDERED THAT NOR HAS BEEN TENDERED AT 0700 HRS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE LAYCAN. LAYTIME SHALL IN SUCH CASE COMMENCE 06 HRS THEREAFTER OR AT THE TIME OF BERTHING, WHICHEVER IS EARLIER.
(C) IF THE VESSEL IS BERTHED PRIOR TO THE LAYCAN 24-25/06/2018, AT THE REQUEST OF THE SELLER LAYTIME SHALL COMMENCE AT 0700 HRS ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE LAYCAN.
(D) IF NOR IS TENDERED AFTER 1700 HRS OF THE SECOND DAY OF THE LAYCAN 24-25/06/2018, LAYTIME SHALL COMMENCE ATTHE TIME OF BERTHING.

2. SPECIFICATIONS
CEYPETCO STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR NAPHTHA ARE ATTACHED AS ANNEXURE ‘A’
2.1 BUYER MAY DRAW SAMPLES BEFORE LOADING FROM THE SHORE TANKS.
2.2 TO BE TESTED THE SAMPLES AT THE CEYLON PETROLEUM STORAGE TERMINALS LIMITED LABORATORY BEFORE LOADING.

3. PRICE
PRICE OFFERED IN USD PER BBL ON FOB COLOMBO BASIS (INCOTERMS 2000) SHOULD BE THE AVERAGE OF THE MEAN OF HIGH AND LOW QUOTATIONS FOR NAPHTHA FOB SINGAPORE PRICE PUBLISHED IN “PLAITS MARKET SCAN” UNDER THE HEADING OF “PLATTS SINGAPORE LIGHT DISTILLATES ASSESSMENTS”, FOR THREE DAYS CENTERED ON B/L DATE (IF NO ISSUE IS PUBLISHED ON B/L DATE THEN TWO ISSUES REFERRED TO ABOVE WILL BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT) PLUS A FIXED PREMIUM/DISCOUNT IN USD PER BBL.

4.LOCAL AGENT
OFFER SHOULD INDICATE THE LOCAL AGENT’S NAME AND ADDRESS AND THE QUANTUM OF COMMISSION PAYABLE TO THE LOCAL AGENT, WHICH SHOULD BE ADDED TO THE PRICE QUOTED. THE LOCAL AGENT’S COMMISSION WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE INVOICE VALUE AND PAID IN SRI LANKA RUPEES.

5.PAYMENT :
BY IRREVOCABLE AND CONFIRMED L/C AT SIGHT FOR NEGOTIATION THROUGH BANK OF CEYLON / PEOPLE’S BANK, COLOMBO AND PROVISIONAL PRICE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF L/C AS PER THE FORMULA INDICATED ABOVE APPLICABLE ON THE DATE OF AWARD OF TENDER. L/C CONFIRMATION CHARGES AT BANK OF CEYLON /PEOPLE’S BANK, COLOMBO SHOULD BE BORNE BY THE BUYER. OFFERS SUBMITTED FOR DEFERRED PAYMENT TERMS WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.

6.INSPECTION
QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF PRODUCT AT THE TIME OF LOADING IS TO BE DETERMINED BY INDEPENDENT INSPECTORS (INTERTEK / GEO CHEM / SB CONSORTIUM – SAYBOLT/ SGS / BUREAU VERITAS) AND THE COST OF INSPECTION TO BE SHARED EQUALLY BETWEEN THE BUYER AND SELLER.

7. BID SECURITY GUARANTEE
(A) PRIOR TO THE BID OPENING, ALL BIDDERS SHALL ESTABLISH A BID SECURITY GUARANTEE FOR UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND (US$ 100,000/=) FOR THE TENDER UNDERTAKING THAT THE BID WILL BE HELD VALID FOR THE SPECIFIED PERIOD AND THAT THE BID WILL NOT BE WITHDRAWN DURING THAT PERIOD. SUCH SECURITY SHALL BE IN THE FORM OF A BANK GUARANTEE ISSUED/CONFIRMED BY A LICENCED COMMERCIAL BANK IN SRI LANKA, IN FAVOR OF CEYPETCO AND PAYABLE TO THE SAME ON DEMAND. THE ORIGINAL BID SECURITY GUARANTEE SHALL BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE OFFER.
IMPORTANT
(B) PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BIDDERS IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THEY ARE RECOGNIZED GOVERNMENT OWNED INSTITUTIONS / SUBSIDIARIES AND/OR OIL MAJORS SHALL SUBMIT THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE.
(C) THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE SHALL BE VALID FOR A MINIMUM THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF CLOSING OF THE BID. THE FORMAT OF BID SECURITY GUARANTEE IS ANNEXED HERETO AS ANNEX – ‘B’
(D) FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE INCONFORMITY WITH THE BID REQUIREMENT ON OR BEFORE THE CLOSING TIME OF BID BY ANY BIDDER, WILL RESULT IN THE BID BEING REJECTED. CEYPETCO SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ENCASH THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE IN THE EVENT THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER FAILS TO SUBMIT A PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE WITHIN A PERIOD OF SEVEN (07) DAYS SUBSEQUENT TO WRITTEN INSTRUCTION FROM CEYPETCO.
(E) THE BID SECURITY OF THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL BE RETURNED ONLY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE BY THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER. CEYPETCO SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ENCASH ON THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE UNLESS A PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE IS PROVIDED BY THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER, ON THE DATE SPECIFIED BY CEYPETCO.
(F) THE BID SECURITY GUARANTEE FROM THE UNSUCCESSFUL BIDDERS WILL BE RETURNED TO THEM AFTER THE AWARD IS MADE TO THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER.

8. PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE
(A) THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER / BIDDER INCLUDING RECOGNIZED GOVERNMENT OWNED INSTITUTIONS / SUBSIDIARIES AND OIL MAJORS, ON BEING NOTIFIED BY THE CEYPETCO OF THE ACCEPTANCE OF HIS OFFER, SHALL FURNISH AT HIS OWN EXPENSE A PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE AFTER THE DATE OF AWARD OF THE BID TO THE SUCCESSFUL TENDERER, WITHIN SEVEN (7) WORKING DAYS BY A LICENCED COMMERCIAL BANK IN SRI LANKA IN FAVOR OF CEYPETCO AND
PAYABLE TO THE CEYPETCO ON DEMAND TO THE VALUE OF UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND (US$ 100,000/=).
(B) THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE SHOULD BE VALID FOR 30 DAYS FROM THE SECOND DAY OF THE STIPULATED DELIVERY LAYCAN.
(C) THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER / BIDDER SHOULD STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE FORMAT OF PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE WHICH IS ANNEXED HERETO AS ANNEX -‘C’
(D) THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER / BIDDER SHOULD ENSURE AND CLEARLY INDICATE IN THEIR OFFER THAT THEY PROVIDE A PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE UPON THE AWARD. FAILURE TO COMPLY THIS REQUIREMENT WILL RESULT IN THE AWARD BEEN CANCELLED, AS IT IS CONSIDERED TO BE A MAJOR DEVIATION.
(E) IF THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER/ BIDDER, FAILS TO FURNISH THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE AS AFORESAID, THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER’S / BIDDER’S NAME WILL BE PLACED IN THE LIST OF DEFAULTING SUPPLIER/BIDDER. CEYPETCO SHALL THEREFORE, BE ENTITLED IN ITS ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO MAKE SUITABLE ARRANGEMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF SUCH TENDER, AS THE CASE MAY BE, AT THE RISK AND EXPENSE OF SUCH DEFAULTED BIDDER.
(F)THE SUCCESSFUL SUPPLIER/ BIDDER, IN THE EVENT OF HIS FAILURE TO FURNISH THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY AS REQUIRED UNDER THIS TENDER DOCUMENT, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES AND DAMAGES, WHICH CEYPETCO MAY SUSTAIN IN CONSEQUENCE OF SUCH FAILURE AND THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE, SHALL BE FORFEITED.
(G) THE LEITER OF CREDIT (L/C) FOR THE SHIPMENT WILL BE OPENED ONLY AFTER THE RECEIPT OF PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE. THE PERFORMANCE SECURITY GUARANTEE SHALL BE IN FAVOUR OF CEYPETCO.

9. NOTICE OF ARRIVAL AT COLOMBO
MASTER OF VESSEL SHOULD ADVISE ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL (ETA) AT COLOMBO 3/2/1 DAYS IN ADVANCE TO OPERATIONS MANAGER (BM & AT OIL FACILITIES OFFICE, CPSTL, COLOMBO TELE : NO: 9411- 2422388/ FAX 94-11- 2434273 VIA VESSEL AGENT AT COLOMBO. ARRANGEMENTS FOR BERTHING (OTB) WILL BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ETA NOTICE RECEIVED BEFORE NOON ON THE PRECEDING DAY OF ARRIVAL AT COLOMBO. IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION OF BERTHING OPERATION DUE TO THE ARRIVAL OF VESSEL AFTER 1700 HRS„ THE ADDITIONAL EXPENDITURE INCURRED BY CEYPETCO SHOULD BE BORNE BY THE BUYER/VESSEL AGENT AT COLOMBO.

10. VESSEL REQUIREMENTS
VESSEL NOMINATED

1. SHOULD MEET FOLLOWING COLOMBO PORT RESTRICTIONS
TYPE OF HULL   DOUBLE HULLSDWT – 60,000 MT MAX.
LOA  210 METERS MAX.
BEAM 32.2 METERS MAX.
DRAFT  11.8 METERS MAX.
DISTANCE FROM SEA LEVEL TO CENTRE MANIFOLD  14 METERS MAX. 
MANIFOLD SIZE  6″ DIAMETER
MANIFOLD TYPE  ANSI 150 CLASS
ARRIVAL MANIFOLD HEIGHT FROM SEA LEVEL  11.5 METERS MAX

2. SHALL NOT EXCEED 25 YEARS OF AGE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES VESSELS OVER 20 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ACCEPTED. ACCEPTABLE CAP RATING OF THE VESSEL IS O OR 1 FOR HULL AND MACHINARY.
3. SHOULD HAVE CARGO TANKS/ PIPE LINES/PUMPS/STRAINERS CLEAN AND DRY PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING.
4. SHOULD BE ISM CODE CERTIFIED OR WHOSE OWNERS OR OPERATORS SHOULD HOLD AN ISM CODE DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE.
5. VESSEL SHOULD ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONS INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE AND AFTER COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING.

BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING
STEP 1 TO FLUSH THE SHORE PIPE LINE WITH ABOUT 1000 CU. METERS OF SEA WATER INTO A SHORE TANK, AT A MINIMUM FLOW RATE OF 300 CU. METERS PER HR. WHILE MAINTAINING A PRESSURE OF MINIMUM 7.5 KG./CM2 AT SHIP’S MANIFOLD.
STEP 2 THEN TO RECEIVE THE PIPE LINE “SEA WATER/NAPHTHA PLUG” OF MINIMUM 1000 CU. METRES. BACK TO THE VESSELS SEPARATE TANK/S.

AFTER COMPLETION OF LOADING:
STEP 3 TO PUMP BACK THE “SEA WATER/’NAPHTHA PLUG” COLLECTED AT THE VESSELS SEPARATE TANK/S TO THE SHORE PIPE LINE.
STEP 4 TO FLUSH THE SHORE PIPE LINE AGAIN WITH ABOUT 1000 CU. METERS OF SEA WATER AT A MINIMUM FLOW RATE OF 300 CU. METERS PER HR. WHILE MAINTAINING A PRESSURE OF MINIMUM 7.5 KG / CM2 AT SHIP’S MANIFOLD.

11.ARBITRATION
THE VENUE OF ARBITRATION SHALL BE IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA AND THIS TENDER SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE RULES OF ARBITRATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW (UNCITRAL) PROCEDURE. THE LANGUAGE OF ARBITRATION SHALLL BE ENGLISH. THE ARBITRATION TRIBUNAL SHALL CONSIST OF THREE ARBITRATORS, ONE TO BE APPOINTED BY THE SELLER, ONE BY THE BUYER AND THE TWO ARBITRATORS THUS APPOINTED SHALL CHOOSE THE THIRD ARBITRATOR. ARBITRATION SHALL BE A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO THE INSTITUTION OF ANY LEGAL ACTION BY EITHER PARTY AGAINST THE OTHER.

ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS AS PER CEYPETCO STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS AVAILABLE WITH YOU.

12. SUBMISSION OF OFFERS
A) FAX/E-MAIL QUOTATIONS ARE NOT ENTERTAINED.
B) BIDDERS ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT THE OFFERS THROUGH THEIR RESPECTIVE LOCAL AGENTS AND THOSE WHO DO NOT HAVE LOCAL AGENTS MAY SUBMIT THEIR OFFERS THROUGH COURIER SERVICE TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS

CHAIRMAN,
SPECIAL STANDING CABINET APPOINTED PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE (SSCAPC),
3 RD FLOOR,
CEYLON PETROLEUM CORPORATION,
NO.609, DR. DANISTER DE SILVA MAWATHA, COLOMBO 09,
SRI LANKA

13. VALIDITY OF THE OFFER
OFFERS CLOSE AT 1200 HRS. SRI LANKA TIME ON WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE 2018 AND SHOULD BE HELD VALID FOR 72 HRS, THEREFROM.
NOTE
(i) BIDDERS ARE REQUESTED TO INDICATE AUTHORISED SIGNATURE ON EACH PAGE OF THE OFFERS.
(ii) WHEN OFFERS ARE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE BIDDER’S LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES, BIDDERS ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT A LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPALS THAT THEIR LOCAL AGENTREPRESENTATIVE IS AUTHORISED TO SUBMIT THE OFFER ON BEHALF OF THEM.
(iii) PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE SUBMITTED OFFERS (OR THEIR LOCAL AGENTS) COULD BE PRESENT AT THE TIME OF OPENING OF TENDERS. NO LOCAL AGENT IS PERMITTED TO BRING MOBILE PHONES.

REGARDS,

COMMERCIAL MANAGER/CEYPETCO/CE/0133

PROPERTY/TEST  TEST METHOD IP 
ASTM -D 
CPC SPECS
DENSITY AT 15 DEG C KG/M3
160 1298 650-720
REID VAPOUR PRESSURE AT 37.8
DEG C 100 DEG F)
  323 MAX.13PSI(89.7KPA)
COLOUR SAYBOLT   156 MIN 25
DISTILATION :
I.B.P. DEG. C
EVAPORATED DEG C
50% EVAPORATED DEG C
70% EVAPORATED DEG C
90% EVAPORATED DEG C
END POINT DEG C
  B6

 

 

 

MAX. 75
MAX. 115
MAX. 145
MAX. 170
MAX. 180
HYDROGEN SULPHIDE PPM UOP163   MAX.3
SULPHUR CONTENT PPM
UOP357   MAX.50
LEAD CONTENT PPB
UOP350   MAX.50
COMPOSITION (NOTE 1)
PARAFFINS % VOL
OLEFINES % VOL
NAPHTHENES % VOL
AROMATICS % VOL
UOP273

 

156

1319 MIN. 70
MAX. 1.0
TO BE REPORTED
MAX. 15 

NOTE 1: THE CHEMICAL NAPHTHA WOULD GENERALLY BE STRAIGHT RUN BUT HYDROTREATED, CRACKED MATERIAL MAY BE INCLUDED UP TO VOL. PROVIDED ALL POINTS OF SPECIFICATIONS ARE MET.

FORMAT FOR BID SECURITY GUARANTEE DOWLOND